Mespilus germanica - Medlar


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8 seeds per pack. A once popular edible fruit, native to Southeastern Europe and Western Asia. Related to both apples and hawthorns, it bears brownish-yellow fruits that are edible once softened. The fruits have a flavor somewhat like apple sauce. The species is also unique as it bears edible fruits during winter, in colder climates. Widely cultivated in B.C. times. Large shrub to small tree. #3818